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Forthcoming Books

  1. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Organisation and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    A Review and a Project in Subnormality

    By Peter Herriot, Josephine M. Green, Roy McConkey

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1973, this volume looks at the organisation of memory data in, what at the time was termed, ‘mental handicap’. The first part surveys recent work in this important area, giving a general account of experiments and findings. The second part reports a particular piece of...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Working Memory and Severe Learning Difficulties (PLE: Memory)

    By Charles Hulme, Susie Mackenzie

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    "Working memory" is a term used to refer to the systems responsible for the temporary storage of information during the performance of cognitive tasks. The efficiency of working memory skills in children may place limitations on the learning and performance of educationally important skills such as...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Norman E. Spear, Byron A. Campbell

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1979, this volume contains chapters prepared following a conference at SUNY- Binghamton in 1977. The conference was the outcome of exciting new developments that had occurred in the ontogeny of learning and memory at the time, as well as a long-standing friendship between...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among the various...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 1)

    Introduction to Concepts and Issues

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    From the Foreword: "Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 2)

    Conditioning and Behavior Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1975, Volume 2 of this Handbook looks at areas traditionally associated with learning theory such as conditioning, discrimination and behavior theory. It deals with concepts and theories growing principally out of laboratory studies of conditioning and learning. The...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 3)

    Approaches to Human Learning and Motivation

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1976, Volume 3 of this Handbook deals primarily with conditions of acquisition, retention and forgetting, and the manner in which acquired information and motivation combine to determine performance. The organization of this volume can be understood in terms of four...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 4)

    Attention and Memory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1976, this is Volume 4 of a series that reflected the current state of the field at the time. In this title the focus shifts to modern developments in cognitive psychology. The emphasis is primarily on attention and short-term memory, as these concepts came to be understood...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 5)

    Human Information Processing

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1978 Volume 5 of this Handbook reflects a single theoretical orientation, that characterized by the term human information processing in the literature at the time, but which ranges over a very broad spectrum of cognitive activities. The first two chapters give some overall...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Psychology Press